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“When we’ve settled the score with the Jews, you will be next,” a pro-Nazi teacher said to 10-year-old Hans Massaquoi in 1936. The comment was only one of hundreds of insults Massaquoi endured while growing up in Hitler’s Germany—a place where Nazi ideology was responsible for the annihilation of not only 6 million Jewish people, but also millions of other “undesirables” who didn’t fit in with der Führer’s view of racial perfection. Massaquoi—whose father was a Liberian aristocrat and whose mother was a German nurse—and other mixed-race children were referred to as “Rhineland Bastards,” and hundreds of them were medically sterilized. In Destined to Witness: Growing Up Black in Nazi Germany, Massaquoi, a journalist and former managing editor of Ebony magazine, describes being fascinated with Nazi propaganda and then painfully realizing that there would never be a place for him in the Fatherland. At 7 p.m. at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 100 Raoul Wallenberg Place SW. Free. (800) 400-9373. (Maori Karmael Holmes)